Denied Tools

Updated:  October, 2017

After being reviewed under the new CCPS Student Data Privacy Policy and Regulations, the following tools are not approved for classroom use.  Neither teachers nor students are permitted to create accounts in the following:

  • ACT.org
  • Adobe Probe – outdated
  • BitStrips
  • Class Craft
  • Click Art Online
  • College Board
  • Common App
  • CoolMathGames.com – denied for Mathematics use but approved for Special Education
  • Doceri
  • DropBox – may no longer be used for CCPS purposes nor can be used with a CCPS email address.
  • Duolingo
  • Easelly
  • Edco School Fundraising
  • Educators Rising
  • Educlipper
  • Educreations
  • Edueto
  • Evernote – similar use as Microsoft OneNote
  • Experience State History
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • FFA
  • FLE – Recorded Functional Listening Evaluation Using Sentences
  • FluentU
  • Focus 2 Career – Carroll Community College
  • GoFundMe
  • Glogster
  • Grandstandforschools
  • H & R Block Budget Challenge
  • Inklewriter
  • Jamschool
  • JibJab
  • Kahoot
  • Linoit – can use Padlet as an alternative
  • LitPick
  • MangaHigh
  • Maryland Council on Economic Education – online testing
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission – FAFSA Completion Initiative
  • Memrise
  • Minecraft EDU – server version. Online version bought by Microsoft and licenses are expensive.
  • Mozilla Thimble
  • My Bright Wheel
  • My Language Exchange
  • National History Day Registration – nhd.org
  • National Math Bee
  • Netop Vision Pro
  • Newseum ED
  • Ning
  • The Oregon Trail Computer Game 5th Edition – does not run well on Windows 7 computers
  • Pear Deck
  • Primary Pad
  • Readability
  • Remind
  • Rosetta Stone via CCPL
  • Schoology
  • Schooldatebooks.com
  • SendEDU
  • Snap.Berkeley.edu – Snap! – no accounts may be created for online storage of creations, but website site may be used to create and save projects offline
  • Soundtrap.com
  • Spanish Learn It Online (SpaLeon) – no accounts may be created, website may be used without logging in
  • Sphero
  • Start Here Go Places
  • Survey Monkey – CCPS has approved Checkbox or Excel Survey and Forms (available within Office 365).
  • Tarsia puzzles
  • Technology Student Association
  • Thinkport Tools and Lessons will no longer be available on March 1, 2016 – Thinkport is retiring support for My Calendar, My Website, Lesson Builder, Student Activity Builder, Project Builder, Pattern Maker, Create Your Own Museum, and Timeline Builder
    Thinkport.org will still be available for instructional use
  • Thrively
  • Time/Edge
  • Timetosignup.com
  • Venngage
  • Virtual Stage Management
  • Webmaker form Mozilla
  • Vocaroo
  • Voki
  • Yabla